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Welf I of Bavaria

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Generation: 1

  1. 1.  Welf I of Bavaria (son of Albert Azzo II and Kunigunde of Altdorf); died on 6 Nov 1101 in Paphos, Cyprus; was buried in Weingarten Abbey, Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany.

    Notes:

    Duke of Bavaria. Died while returning from the Crusade of 1101. In the elder house of Welf he is enumerated as Welf IV.

    Welf married Judith of Flanders in 1071. Judith (daughter of Baldwin IV "The Bearded" and (Unknown daughter of Richard II, Duke of Normandy)) was born about 1033; died on 5 Mar 1094 in Weingarten Abbey, Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]

    Children:
    1. Henry IX of Bavaria was born in 1074; died on 13 Dec 1126 in Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany.

Generation: 2

  1. 2.  Albert Azzo II was born in 997 (son of Albert Azzo I and Adelaide); died on 20 Aug 1097.

    Notes:

    Margrave of Milan and Liguria, Count of Gavello and Padua, Rovigo, Lunigiana, Monselice, and Montagnana. Also called Albertezzo.

    Albert married Kunigunde of Altdorf about 1035. Kunigunde (daughter of Welf II and Imiza of Luxembourg) was born about 1020; died before 31 Mar 1055. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 3.  Kunigunde of Altdorf was born about 1020 (daughter of Welf II and Imiza of Luxembourg); died before 31 Mar 1055.

    Notes:

    Also called Kunizza, Chuniza. Link between the House of Welf (including its descendants the dukes of Brunswick, the electors and kings of Hanover, and the kings of Great Britain), and the elder Welfs. See this.

    Children:
    1. 1. Welf I of Bavaria died on 6 Nov 1101 in Paphos, Cyprus; was buried in Weingarten Abbey, Ravensburg, Upper Swabia, Germany.


Generation: 3

  1. 4.  Albert Azzo I was born about 970 (son of Oberto Obizzo II of Este and Railende du Como); died in 1029.

    Notes:

    Margrave of Milan. Also called Albert Atto.

    Albert married Adelaide. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 5.  Adelaide
    Children:
    1. 2. Albert Azzo II was born in 997; died on 20 Aug 1097.

  3. 6.  Welf II (son of Rudolf II and Ita von Öhningen); died on 10 Mar 1030.

    Notes:

    Count of Altdorf and Swabia. "Rudolf's son Welf II (d. 1030) built the castle of Ravensburg above Altdorf and married Imiza of Luxembourg, a niece of Emperor Henry II's wife, Kunigunde." [Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth, citation details below.]

    From Wikipedia:

    Welf opposed the election of the Salian count Conrad II as King of the Romans in 1024 because it did not suit his interests, but he had to eventually relent. The next year he joined a rebellion launched by the Babenberg duke Ernest II of Swabia, but finally submitted in 1027.

    In the 1020s, Welf feuded with the Augsburg and Freising bishops; he pillaged the treasury of Bishop Bruno of Augsburg, and sacked the city of Augsburg.

    Welf married Imiza of Luxembourg about 1017. Imiza (daughter of Frederick I of Luxembourg and (Unknown daughter of Heribert I)) was born about 1000; died after 2 Aug 1055. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 7.  Imiza of Luxembourg was born about 1000 (daughter of Frederick I of Luxembourg and (Unknown daughter of Heribert I)); died after 2 Aug 1055.

    Notes:

    Also called Irmentrude, Ermentrude, Irmtrud.

    Children:
    1. 3. Kunigunde of Altdorf was born about 1020; died before 31 Mar 1055.


Generation: 4

  1. 8.  Oberto Obizzo II of Este was born about 950 (son of Oberto Obizzo I of Este); died in 1014.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: Aft 1014
    • Alternate death: Abt 1017
    • Alternate death: 1021

    Notes:

    Margrave of Este, 975; Count of Genoa; Margrave of Milan.

    Oberto married Railende du Como. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  2. 9.  Railende du Como
    Children:
    1. Berta of Este died in 1029.
    2. 4. Albert Azzo I was born about 970; died in 1029.

  3. 12.  Rudolf II died about 990.

    Other Events:

    • Alternate death: 992

    Notes:

    Count of Altdorf.

    "The Swabian Welfs emerge from obscurity with Rudolf (d. 992), who established a church at Altdorf, north of Lake Constance, where, until 1126, he and his descendants, including Barbarossa's maternal grandparents, were buried. The family was known in the twelfth century, accordingly, as the Altdorfer rather than as the Welfs." [Frederick Barbarossa: The Prince and the Myth, citation details below.]

    Rudolf married Ita von Öhningen. Ita (daughter of Conrad of Rheingau) died after 16 Oct 1000. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  4. 13.  Ita von Öhningen (daughter of Conrad of Rheingau); died after 16 Oct 1000.
    Children:
    1. 6. Welf II died on 10 Mar 1030.

  5. 14.  Frederick I of Luxembourg was born in 965 (son of Siegfried of Luxembourg and Hedwig); died on 6 Oct 1019.

    Notes:

    Possibly Count of Salm & Luxembourg; possibly Count in Hessengau; neither confirmed. The Henry Project identifies him as Advocate of Stavelot-Malmedy, 1004.

    Frederick married (Unknown daughter of Heribert I) before 995. [Group Sheet] [Family Chart]


  6. 15.  (Unknown daughter of Heribert I) (daughter of Heribert I of Kinziggau and Ermentrude).

    Notes:

    Possibly named Ermentrude or Irmentrude.

    Children:
    1. Gisela of Luxembourg died after 1058; was buried in Chapel of St. Lawrence, Ghent, Flanders.
    2. 7. Imiza of Luxembourg was born about 1000; died after 2 Aug 1055.
    3. Frederick of Luxembourg was born about 1003; died after 1035.
    4. Giselbert of Luxembourg was born about 1007; died on 14 Aug 1059.